Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 December 2013

336 Pages | 33 images

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199997169

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Gestures of Music Theater

The Performativity of Song and Dance

Dominic Symonds and Millie Taylor

  • Demonstrates how songs and dances are performative and contribute to performances beyond narrative
  • Challenges the view that musical theatre's songs and dances are integrated into a narrative
  • Broadens the perception of music theatre to embrace a wide range of performance forms